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Pull up an armchair, clear a wall and enjoy a night at the movies in the comfort of your own home with the Connex E-Luminate HD PC Projector. This portable projector is your professional projection solution with full HD projecting. You can stream and present in full HD 1080p, which will ensure crystal clear visuals.

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Plus, for a limited time only, you can get the Connex E-Luminate HD PC Projector at a 25% discount at Joburg.co.za Marketplace! All you need to do is click here, add it to your cart, checkout and wait for it to be delivered right to your door. Also, you'll get FREE delivery nationwide, thanks to Uber.

How To Use Your Connex E-Luminate HD PC Projector

Need a few ideas as to how you can use your brand-new Connex E-Luminate HD PC Projector when it arrives? We have a few suggestions here! Movie night has never been this exciting! And we're sure home schooling the little ones will become a whole lot more entertaining.

A Special Kind Of Date Night

Haven't had a date night throughout the entire lockdown and need to plan something unique, special and thoughtful? Well, order your favourite takeout for delivery, uncork that bottle of wine you've been saving for a special occasion and watch The Notebook on the "big screen" in your lounge. Any romantic movie will do! Or you can project some stars onto your ceiling and walls to set the ambiance, minus the winter chill!

Enjoy A Movie Marathon With The Kids

Are the kids bored? Why not have a blast building a blanket fort filled with loads of comfy pillows and blankets? Then grab a whole bunch of your an d the kids' favourite snacks and drinks, get comfortable and watch your favourite animated, family-friendly films with your children? Don't forget the surround sound to ensure it's the ultimate movie night experience!

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Upgrade Your Video Gaming Experience

Playing videos games on a normal computer screen is a thing of the past! Upgrade your gaming experience by playing your favourite games projected onto your living room or bedroom wall. It's bigger action, bigger effects and even bigger screening that's sure to have you feeling as if you're actually right inside the video game itself!

Relive Your Fondest Memories

Spend an evening taking a trip down Memory Lane, viewing your digital collection of family photographs in a special slide show. Spend so time sifting through all your photographs and compile a presentation that's sure to give everyone a little bit of nostalgia. This is the perfect way to spend quality time with your lockdown "housemates" and reminisce about the happy times and memories... pre-lockdown. But not to worry, so we'll be back to making new memories that you can save for your next slide show.

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Take Home Schooling To A Whole New Level!

Battling to keep the kids motivated and focused while home schooling them during lockdown? Using a projector is an amazing way to display your lessons, creative ideas, interesting yet educational videos, and more. This is the perfect addition to your home schooling arsenal.

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Victoria Yards is the ultimate destination for art lovers, foodies and yogis. Located just on the outskirts of the inner city, this mixed-use precinct hosts weekly Sunday markets and the annual Night of 1000 Drawings exhibition. Their artist studios are home to some of Joburg's top artisans, designers and visual artists, including Ayanda Mabulu, Blessing Ngobeni, James Delaney and Roger Ballen. The restaurant offerings at Victoria Yards aren't to be ignored either, with Foakes Coffee, IMPI Brewery and the famous Fish & Chip Shop on site.

Level 3 Lockdown

During hard lockdown, Victoria Yards halted all events and temporarily shut their studios to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Now, as we move into advanced level 3 lockdown, this urban hub is welcoming back its most loyal patrons, as well as new visitors. While their weekly market and yoga sessions will still be on hold for the time being, you can now visit Victoria Yards to mull around their lush gardens, for a quick cup of coffee or to admire their artist's exquisite work. Here are some of the must-visit stores and restaurants open at Victoria Yards in level 3 lockdown:

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Retail

All retail stores will be open at Victoria Yards in level 3 lockdown. Come through to find a fantastic selection of home and decor goods, clothing, jewellery and bespoke accessories from their top traders.

Find the full list of Victoria Yards' retail tenants and artist studios here.

Victoria Yards Online Shop

Even if you're not quite ready to step out into the real world, you can still support your favourite local artisans and traders. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdown, Victoria Yards debuted their VYBuy Online Shop. From handcrafted mugs to bespoke jewellery, artist prints, tea sets and notebooks, this online shop has a wide range of trinkets and treasures to collect. There's even a selection of nifty face masks to help you keep looking stylish while preventing the spread of the virus. New customers receive 20% off on their first purchase, so get shopping!

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Food

Takeaway food and beverages will be available from Victoria Yard's top eateries in level 3 lockdown. Come and stroll around the Yard's chic urban gardens while you nibble on some tasty treats. Some of their tenants are also offering ready-made meals to take home with you. Yummy and convenient, what more could you ask for?

Foakes Coffee Roaster and Bakery

The newly revamped Foakes Coffee Roaster and Bakery is open for takeaways on their premium coffees and delightful breads. They are open from 08:00 from Monday to Saturday, so be sure to stop by for an early morning treat on your adventures around Victoria Yards. Call them on 072 211 1281 to pre-order your baked goodies.

Food I Love You

Food I Love You is an experimental dining studio and catering venue. During lockdown they've been offering ready-made family style meals. These Sunday home feasts feed up to a family of four and are made with whole ingredients without sacrificing on bold flavour. WhatsApp your orders to 081 835 0115 before 10:00 on Saturday to enjoy a fabulous feast delivered straight to your home the next day. Follow Food I Love You on Instagram for weekly updates on their menu.

IMPI Brewery

Support local beer making by paying a visit to IMPI Brewery at Victoria Yards. Their Homestead Lager is the stuff of dreams after months of alcohol restrictions. Pick up a case or two of their craft brews on your rounds about the Yards. Unfortunately, IMPI Brewery cannot sell alcohol over weekends due to level 3 lockdown restrictions, however you can join them for a tasty wood-fired pizza on Sundays. So get yourself up off the couch, out of the house and into the lush sunshine of the Yards this weekend.

The Fish and Chip Shop 

Fish Friday anyone? If you've been missing the classic tastes of the Fish and Chip Shop at Victoria Yards, you're in luck, because they are now open for takeaways. Get yourself a generous helping of battered hake and salty chips to go or be sorry that you missed out. Call them on 060 713 0279 to place your order for collection.

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For More Information

Visit www.victoriayards.co.za for more information or follow Victoria Yards on social media to keep up to date with their offerings in lockdown:

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Details: 16 Viljoen Street, Lorentzville, Johannesburg | (Tel) 010 594 5210 | [email protected]

Hello Pretty is a unique online market offering original and authentic products from over 1 800 individual designers. Here artists, craftspeople and designers can share their work and sell their goods to potential buyers from across the country. In this way, Hello Pretty benefits small local businesses. To date, the initiative has fed over R8-million into the South African economy through its website. In these tough economic times, this is no small change. You can help grow this amount by purchasing your winter essentials from any one of Hello Pretty's traders.

Because e-commerce is permitted under level 3 lockdown, Hello Pretty is back up and running, full steam ahead. To ensure that your order is delivered in a timely manner and in perfect condition, you will be put in contact with the seller directly. So as the cold weather rolls in, take a peek at Hello Pretty's online offerings. They have everything from clothing, to home decor, jewellery and kids toys. Here are our top picks from their current collections:

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Clothing

Now, we all know just how unpredictable Joburg winter weather can be. While it may feel below freezing before the sun rises, by midday we are rolling up our sleeves to catch a breeze. The solution - layer up! Hello Pretty is your one-stop shop for great T-shirts this winter. Their traders sell everything from graphic tees to hand-knitted tops and shawls. Our favourite is this pretty floral tee with peek-a-boo back from Dandelion Fashion. It's the perfect slash of colour for those dreary winter days. Get it now before it's sold out!

Jewellery & Accessories 

Father's Day is just around the corner. Get ahead of the game by checking out Hello Pretty's range of men's accessories. Dad's are easy enough to shop for, right? All they really want is to be left in peace on their special day anyway. Get your dad something that says 'I love you, Dad', without being overstated, like this Wrap Around Watch from Bamboo Revolution. Or, gift him with a leather belt sold by Wanderer Handcrafted Leather. This is the kind of gift that will last him a good long while, so it's worth the investment.

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Home & Decor

Does your home decor need sprucing up? Give your living space an update before winter hits. It could be just what you need to beat the winter blues. Thankfully, many of Hello Pretty's skilled marketers specialise in furniture, decor and even fine art. We simply adore this dark oak coffee table by Kurve Designs. With its industrial powder coated steel frame and unique rectangular shape, this table is ideal for a trendy Joburg loft apartment space. You can custom order your table from Kurve Designs to suit the dimensions of your living space, too.

Food & Drink

Winter is the season for warming teas, rich coffees and sweet treats. Hello Pretty's sellers have just what you need to help you get through the cold. Tea lovers, check out the Lady of the Herbs range of calming teas. They offer a tea to wake you up, a tea to put you into a restful sleep and a tea to soothe aches and pains. Sounds like a comprehensive winter survival kit, if you ask us.

How did you cope without alcohol for those two months in lockdown? Celebrate your new found freedom with a few custom tipples from Hello Pretty's drinks store. Whether you're a gin gal, wine connoisseur or whisky sipper, there should be something to help you get the party started here. We would personally go for the Unibox Gin Box - which comes complete with an unbreakable stemless wine/gin glass, tonic syrups and a bottle of premium gin. Bottoms up!

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For More Information

To browse Hello Pretty's full collection of clothing, accessories, home decor, art, furniture, toys and health and beauty products, click here. Also, follow and like them on social media to stay up to date with their latest specials and winter must-haves:

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Eyes

Give your eye game a makeover this winter by embracing the top trends of the season. Some may seem a little out there, but isn’t that what makeup is all about? Experiment with new colours while you’re stuck at home so you can enter the real world with uber confidence. 

Winged Eyeliner

The classic winged lid is back! Also known as the 'Cleopatra' look, winged eyeliner makes a powerful statement. Use a high quality liquid liner to achieve this look. It may take a bit of practice, so don’t attempt this look right before an important video conference or Facetime date, unless you have a super steady hand.

Pops Of Colour

Who doesn’t love a bit of colour? This season’s eyeshadow and mascara trends are all about bursting pops of colour, from bright reds, to neon and even pastel tones. Play around with the rules, too. Draw outside the lines and try a lower lid colour line or a jagged eyeshadow effect. Even though it’s dreary outside, you can still express your playful nature through your makeup looks. 

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Cheeks

Pack away your primers, highlighters and contouring tools. Keep your makeup routine clean and simple this winter instead of shading in every angle of your face. The cold weather can easily dry out your skin, too, so avoid heavy makeup for now. 

Blush Pink

Blush is back! Pretty pinks are here to brighten your winter look and give you an air of girlish coyness. However, it’s important to find a blush tone suited to your skin to avoid looking like a ragdoll. Lighter skin tones can pull off baby pink while melanin queens totally rock a deep blush pink. 

Lighter Than Air Foundation

Even though we tend to sweat less in winter, there’s no need to lay on six layers of foundation. This is especially true for those of us with oily and acne-prone skin. Use a light CC cream with at least SPF 15 coverage for your daytime look, reserving your foundation for special occasions like a trip to the grocery store! 

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Lips 

Winter is the perfect time to play around with statement lip looks. Whether you go for a classic, striking red or a runway-inspired vamp queen aesthetic, you’re sure to look stunning. 

Classic Red

Red lipstick never goes out of style. This look is great for an everyday get up or to impress that special someone. If you don’t already have a trusty red lipstick tucked away in your purse, spoil yourself this season. Pair with your perfected winged eyeliner for a dramatic date-night-in look. 

Vampy Chic

The 90s vampy aesthetic was all the rage a few years back. This winter, it’s making somewhat of a comeback, but in a more sophisticated way. Think dark mauve lip shades, but without the excess eyeliner. This look doesn’t work for everyone, but it’s always fun to try something new. As long as you don’t resemble the undead, you should be alright to wear this shade of lipstick with confidence. 

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Check out these awesome online beauty and fashion stores to pick up all you need to perfect these winter looks. 

The Wedding Boutique

Their name says it all - The Wedding Boutique is a go-to for all things bridal. With stores located in Cape Town and Johannesburg, they offer brides-to-be a wide variety of brands and gowns to choose from. Under level 3 lockdown, their Sandton studio will be open for appointments. However, if you would prefer to browse online first, check out their collections by top bridal brands - VAGABOND, Alenaleena Bridal and BLUE & Beautiful by Enzoani - here. Once you've found your dream wedding dress online, book an appointment with a consultant to be sure that it's the dress for you.

Details: 3rd Floor, 18 Archimedes Street, Kramerville, Sandton | 010 013 4875 | [email protected]

Bride & Co.

Bride & Co. will be reopening their doors on 2 June 2020 under strict hygiene and safety protocols. With two stores located in Johannesburg, they are providing eager and anxious brides with the opportunity to find their ideal dress, even in these uncertain times. Brides can also shop for bridal party gowns, accessories and Mother of the Bride dresses here. Browse through their online lookbooks before you head out or book a free fitting and get up to 20% off your bridal purchases!

Find your nearest Bride & Co. store here.

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Olivelli

During lockdown, Olivelli Boutique has been available for online consultations, helping brides to make those tough dress decisions even from a distance. Now you can visit them in-store or take a look through their website catalogues to discover the dress you have been picturing since you were a child. Olivelli is also offering a limited lockdown sale on their most beautiful gowns. Get browsing and book that appointment before it's too late!

Details: 25 Lily Ave, Northcliff, Johannesburg | +27 11 782 1155 | [email protected]

Bridal Aisle

Bridal Aisle is Cape Town's top wedding boutique. But don't fret, you won't have to break lockdown laws to shop with them. Bridal Aisle offers online consultations to help you find your perfect gown, as well as nationwide delivery. All you have to do is browse through their online store before emailing a consultant to assist you in finding your ideal fit, shape and style of dress. From here you'll be able to order your dress for direct delivery. What more could you ask for during a global pandemic?

Details: +27 (0)84 660 0011 | [email protected]

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Vintage Lace

With everything going on at the moment, wedding dress shopping might be the last thing on your mind, especially if finances are tight. But have you considered buying your dress second-hand? Vintage Lace is South Africa's premiere pre-loved online wedding boutique. Here you can browse through thousands of listed dresses to find your match. Once you've found your dress, you can contact the seller directly from the Vintage Lace website to arrange fittings and payment. It's the ideal way of shopping for your dream wedding gown!

Do you know of any other online bridal boutiques? Let us and other brides in need know about them in the comments below!

Groceries 

Even though we've been in lockdown for over 60 days, many of us have ventured out to do grocery shopping. The precautions to take while grocery shopping take up another whole article, which you can read here, but what happens when you get back home? The verdict is still out on how long the COVID-19 virus is able to survive on surfaces like plastic, cardboard and fabric. However, many scientists suggest that it may not be necessary to sanitise your groceries. What is important is to use reusable shopping bags, which should be washed in hot water with soap after every trip to the store. You should also wash your hands before and immediately after packing away your groceries and avoid touching your face while you do so. Pick a designated counter to unpack your groceries out onto and make sure to wipe it down thoroughly when done.

Nevertheless, if washing down your groceries helps put your anxieties at bay, go ahead. You can use a mixture of chlorine bleach and water or a ready-made disinfectant to wipe down plastic bottles, cling wrap coverings and cardboard boxes. However, some packaging may not be able to withstand harsh chemicals, risking food contamination. Sanitise your grocery items this way instead:

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Takeaways

Restaurants have been allowed to offer delivery and collection since level 4 lockdown was implemented at the start of May. However, fears over food contamination have remained high as people question how safe it is to have their food delivered. To allay these fears, most restaurants have executed strict contactless delivery and hygiene procedures. If you are still nervous about ordering food for delivery, you may take comfort in the fact that most takeaway containers are not made from porous materials and are therefore not likely to be a good hiding place for coronavirus germs. Still not convinced? All you need to do is stick to four simple rules:

  1. Wash your hands before collecting your food and do not touch your face.
  2. Place your food onto a clean plate and discard the takeaway container.
  3. Wipe down your counters with disinfectant or bleach.
  4. Wash your hands again and tuck in!
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Books & Clothing 

Seeing that e-commerce is now back in full swing you've probably been shopping up a storm online. This is a great way to practice physical distancing, but what are the risks involved in receiving your packages from couriers or in the mail? Much like food deliveries, your packages should be delivered by a courier wearing a mask and keeping at a distance. Most couriers also accept a simple hand gesture as confirmation that you've received your parcel these days instead of a signature. If you're nervous about bringing your packages inside, remove the items from their packaging outside and discard of it. Again, don't touch your face before washing your hands.

For obvious reasons, you cannot spray down books or sensitive clothing items. Leave your books to themselves for 72 hours if you can or simply avoid touching your face while reading (this could be difficult if you've ordered a really exciting thriller, but try anyway). Wash clothes immediately after you've unboxed them, using hot water and soap if the fabric allows. Iron your clothes before wearing them too, if possible. You can imagine your iron obliterating all COVID-19 germies if that makes you happy. Then, happily strut your stuff in your new work-from-home tracksuit and get on with your day.

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For more helpful information regarding COVID-19 statistics, health tips and ways to keep entertained in lockdown, click here. 

Beauty Bests

Winter is well on its way, so now is the time to stock up on all your beauty care essentials. From must-have makeup, to moisturising face masks and everything in between, you can now shop for the best in beauty online at these stores:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Yes, we know that Dis-Chem has been open for trade throughout lockdown. But they are now allowed to sell all makeup and beauty products in-store and online. For budget-friendly beauty care, turn to this trusted pharmacy retailer. Dis-Chem online beauty is back with a bang, offering you discounts on a variety of items, including fragrances and skincare products. So, not only can you spruce up your at-home beauty routines, but you'll be saving a pretty penny to treat yourself with once lockdown is over.

House of Cosmetics

This is no time to be traipsing from store to store in search of all your beauty essentials. Rely on House of Cosmetics instead to bring you the very best from top local and international makeup and beauty care retailers. They represent both Essence and CATRICE cosmetics - two of Germany's biggest selling makeup ranges. All orders over *R300 are delivered for free, so get shopping!

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Fab Winter Fashion

If you haven't yet ventured out to stock up on winter woolly warmers, perhaps you should consider shopping online instead. It's much safer than heading out to a crowded mall and it's tons of fun, too! Here are our top picks for winter fashion shopping online:

Mr Price

Times are tough for us all at the moment. Rather than blow your budget on over-priced winter fashion pieces, spend wisely with Mr Price online. Whether it's on-trend must-haves you're after, or everyday staples, Mr Price has something for everybody. You can now order for delivery to your door for only *R45 extra, or click and collect at your nearest store. Either way, it's contactless shopping at its best. Sign up for online shopping here.

Zando

During this time of uncertainty, many of us will turn to our favourite and most trusted brands for comfort. But you needn't spend a fortune to get your hands on the best winter gear from the likes of Reebok, Adidas, Nike, Aldo and Utopia. Visit Zando.co.za for budget deals on brand wear for kids, women and men. Their winter selection is both practical and fashion-forward, so you can look your fabulous best when you do step out into the real world again.

Accessorise 

Accessories are always a must, even in lockdown. Putting on your favourite pair of hoop earrings or a snazzy watch in the morning can really help lift your spirits. Get shopping for something sparkly and new at these online accessory stores:

Superbalist

Superbalist is great for all things fashion, but its their collection of accessories that truly shines. From handbags to belts, eye wear, jewellery and scarves, their online store has all you need to look your absolute finest this winter. Their prices range too, from wallet wise to special occasion spoils. With brands like Aldo and Steve Madden on the bill as well, you can get top quality accessory pieces without having to step foot outside.

Bella Luna 

Birthday celebrations in lockdown can be quite a sad affair. But they don't have to be! Spoil yourself or that special someone with a trinket or accessory from Bella Luna. This local stockist of the best international brands for jewellery, watches and custom accessories is offering a 50% discount on a huge range of jewellery and watches until the end of June. So, get shopping!

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Where will you be shopping for all your beauty and fashion essentials this winter? Let us know if you find any other online stores offering delivery in lockdown! 

Bella Luna is an exclusive jewellery, accessories and trinkets store. With six flagship stores located around the country, they are the go-to for the very best in international designer watches, bracelets and custom-made rings. Their online store is fully stocked with all their best-selling products from premium brands, including DKNY, Guess, Michael Kors, Soviet, Engelsrufer, Nomination, Thomas Sabo and many more. They cater to men, women and kids, offering the latest in seasonal fashion pieces and statement jewellery collections.

Online Shopping During Lockdown

E-commerce and online shopping will be allowed to proceed under level 4 lockdown, government announced recently. South Africa is one of the only countries in the world to halt digital commerce while in hard lockdown. After facing much backlash from the industry and consumers, government finally amended level 4 restrictions to allow for online buying to resume.

On Friday, 15 May 2020, Bella Luna announced the reopening of their online store. They are now able to deliver all online orders made during the lockdown period, as well as new orders. Delivery is free on orders over the value of *R750. For orders that are below R750, there is a flat fee of R70.

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Birthdays, Anniversaries And 'I Love Yous' 

If you or a family member celebrated their birthday under lockdown, you'll know just how difficult it was to find a decent gift. With only essentials allowed for purchase in level 5 lockdown, many of us received battery packs, Cadbury chocolates and Dettol soap for our birthdays. Make up for all those sad lockdown birthday memories by spoiling yourself or a special someone with a belated birthday gift from Bella Luna. Their selection of exquisite watches, bracelets, earrings and charms is the perfect way to show you care.

Similarly, if you have an anniversary coming up (or need to apologise for something you did while in lockdown), Bella Luna is here to help you say 'I love you' / 'I'm sorry'. Their online store is currently offering 21% off all jewellery and watches. All you need to do is enter the promotional code, #TogetherAtHome at checkout to receive your discount.

P.S: If you sign up to the Bella Luna newsletter, you get an additional 15% off your first order. Sign up here!

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The best gift is often the gift of choice. For the times when you simply can't decide what to buy for a friend, family member or even yourself, Bella Luna offers gift cards. While these cards are only valued at R50 each, they come with a sweet greeting card that can be sent via email, instant message or print. There are eight cards to choose from, each celebrating a different special occasion. Say 'Happy Birthday', 'Happy Father's Day' or 'Thank You' with one of these cards and a Bella Luna voucher to redeem at a later date.

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Visit the Bella Luna website to browse through their entire online collection. You can also follow them on social media to keep up to date with promotions and new collections:

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Details: (Tel) 011 089 6007 | Email: [email protected]

Exclusive Books Lockdown Initiatives

Under level 5 lockdown, Exclusive Books were not permitted to trade. As the new level 4 regulations came into effect on Friday, 01 May 2020, book lovers across South Africa waited with bated breath. Would our favourite bookstore be allowed to operate as an essential service? Thankfully, the answer is yes! However, Exclusive Books have implemented a number of initiatives to make shopping for your books safe and contactless during lockdown.

On Thursday, 07 May 2020, they made an exciting announcement - you can now order your books through Uber Eats for delivery direct to your door! Together they will be bringing avid readers a delectable menu of bestsellers. So, if you have run out of lockdown reading material, but aren't quite ready to visit your nearest Exclusive Books store, simply download the Uber Eats app and get shopping!

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Here's how it works:

  1. Download the Uber Eats app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.
  2. Sign up and enter your address and billing details.
  3. Search for your closest Exclusive Books branch.
  4. Browse through their selection of best selling local and international fiction, non-fiction and children's books.
  5. Select the books you want to order and proceed to checkout.

There are only four Johannesburg stores currently offering this service with Uber Eats, but Exclusive Books is looking to roll out nationwide over the coming weeks. If you live within a 5km radius of EB Hyde Park Corner, EB Sandton City, EB Mall of Africa or EB Nicolway Bryanston, you will be able to order from Uber Eats. Enter this promotional code - UNLTDZA  - at checkout for free delivery on meals, essentials and books with Uber Eats until 31 May 2020.

You will also be able to earn Fanatics Points on these purchases. Simply type your Fanatics card number into the comments section when placing your order. To help you protect yourself, your loved ones and the community, Uber Eats furthermore encourages no-contact delivery. Select "Leave at door" at checkout in the app to ensure your delivery complies with health and safety standards.

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Our Top Picks

As always, Exclusive Books will be offering their customers the very best in local and international reads during lockdown. If you're looking for something to get stuck into while at home, check out these best sellers available on the Uber Eats app, perfect to curl up with on a chilly winter's day:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho's master work has topped best seller lists worldwide, garnering 62 million readers along the way. The Alchemist is a beautiful parable about learning to listen to your heart, read the omens strewn along life's path and, above all, follow your dreams. Santiago, a young shepherd living in the hills of Andalucia, feels that there is more to life than his humble home and his flock. One day he finds the courage to follow his dreams into distant lands, each step galvanised by the knowledge that he is following the right path: his own. The people he meets along the way, the things he sees and the wisdom he learns are life-changing. This is a definite must-read during these uncertain times.

Available on Uber Eats for *R214,50.

A Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

If you have never read Nelson Mandela's moving autobiography, now is the ideal time to get yourself a copy. The book profiles Mandela's early life, his coming of age, his education and his 27 years spent in prison. As one of the most prolific figures in recent history, his autobiography provides insight into South Africa's dark past and the great pains it took to overcome oppression.

Available on Uber Eats for *R332,20.

The Book of Gifts by Craig Higginson

The Book of Gifts has been described as Craig Higginson's most gripping and nuanced novel to date. At eleven years old, Julian Flint prefers to remain invisible, safe inside the architecture of adults provided by his mother, his uncle and his aunt. But when his mother, Emma, a celebrated sculptor, takes them all on a family holiday to a hotel by the sea, he meets the captivating and irreverent Clare and everything he thought he knew begins to shift - setting off a chain of events that will determine each of their fates. Set among the lush beaches of Umhlanga Rocks, Johannesburg and the rich and strange coral reefs of Mauritius, The Book of Gifts is sure to provide a much-needed escape from the lockdown lows.

Available on Uber Eats for *R321,20.

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

Chilean author, Isabel Allende is a master of weaving fictional stories into real life events. Her latest novel, A Long Petal of the Sea, takes place at the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When the opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship to Chile chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda, the promised 'long petal of sea and wine and snow'. This highly-anticipated novel is sure to sell out fast, so get yourself a copy as soon as possible.

Available on Uber Eats for *R310,20.

Super Natural by Sarah Graham

Our favourite TV chef and author, Sarah Graham is back with a follow up to her undeniably popular cookbook, Wholesome. This time, Sarah delves into the mass of information regarding plant-based eating and whole foods. Super Natural features budget-friendly recipes centred on vegetables and natural, whole foods, celebrating seasonal produce, good fats and whole grains, pulses and legumes. This is the ideal cookbook to invest in amidst the global climate crisis as it promotes mindful eating and food consciousness. Plus, there are tons of great dinner ideas to try out during lockdown.

Available on Uber Eats for *R345,50.

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For More Information

Visit the Exclusive Books website for more information. You can also follow them on social media to get the latest updates on new releases, sales and delivery options during lockdown:

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Contact them on +27 87 365 4620 / 4632 / 4646 or via email at [email protected]

Clarins & Me, Now LIVE

During the national lockdown, Clarins is bringing their customers 15 minutes of expertise from their specialists in the comfort of your own home.

Make an appointment with your Clarins Beauty Specialist online for your complimentary phone call, Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

With six easy DIY skincare rituals to choose from, the Clarins beauty specialists will teach, coach and share their wealth of knowledge for taking care of your skin, no matter what your concerns.

Services include: 

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Get in touch with Clarins and they'll take you through their skin rituals in 15 minutes. To book, all you have to do is:

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Visit Clarins Online Today

Other than all the stunning beauty products, there are many perks to shopping online:

Please note: their warehouse is closed until 30 April 2020, so expect a delay in receiving orders placed between 23 March – 30 April 2020.

For More Information

For more information about Clarins and their stunning beauty and skincare products, visit www.clarins.co.za.

Also, don’t forget to give them a follow on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with the latest specials, products and news.

Father's Day Hampers Galore! 

Netflorist has gone all out to help you show your dad some love this Father's Day. Their gifts and hampers are perfect for dads of all kinds - the sports fanatics, the whisky drinkers, the chocolate chompers and every type of dad in between. Netflorist also offers a wonderful selection of personalised gift options, so you can customise your Father's Day gift and show your dad just how much you love and appreciate him. Here are our top picks from Netflorist's 2020 Father's Day gift collection:

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Sweets & Snacks

Is your dad an absolute chocoholic? Check out Netflorist's selection of gourmet chocolate treats. Their personalised chocolate boxes are perfect for a dad with a serious sweet tooth. You are sure to earn a few good brownie points for one of these! Netflorist also offers cake delivery, bringing the celebration direct to Dad's door. Courtesy of Chateau Gateaux Bakery, these cakes are divine. Our favourite is the delectable Mozart cake, but there really is something for every palate. Spoil Dad with a lovely brunch complete with tea and cake this Father's Day. It's the perfect spoil for your number one supporter.

Is Dad more of a savoury lover than a sweet tooth? Netflorist has got you covered with their divine biltong hamper selections and dried fruit and nut combos. We love the Mixed Fruit and Nut Crate - a savoury snack box filled with Brazil nuts, cashews, peri peri cashews, mixed nuts, pistachios, almonds, dried mango, dates, pineapple cubes and guava rolls. Yum!

Braai Essentials 

Every dad believes that they are the ultimate braai master. Gift yours with all they need to perfect their flamed-grilled skills from Netflorist's range of braai essentials. Their personalised grill tongs come in a handy cloth bag, so Dad can easily whip up a tasty meal for the family.

Netflorist also stocks an impressive range of kitchen knives and utensils. If your dad is the type to spend hours potting about in the kitchen, spoil him with his own set of chef's knives. Complete this chefy gift with a personalised apron and make Dad's day.

Gadgets

Dads love gadgets. If yours is a verified tinker man, gift him with a nifty gadget from Netflorist this Father's Day. We think this Multitool Keyring set is ideal for any dad who loves to fiddle and fix around the house. There's also tons of goodies for tech-savvy dads who love nothing more than displaying their family proudly on their work desk. So whether your dad is an old school gadget man or a total computer geek, there should be something for him here.

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The Basics

Netflorist is also offering contactless delivery on groceries and fresh produce in level 3 lockdown. So rather than go out to the store to stock up on all your Father's Day essentials, order online with Netflorist. They've got a wide range of seasonal fruit and vegetable combo boxes available in small, medium, large or extra large quantities. These boxes come with all you need to keep getting your five a day and stay healthy this winter. You can expect an array of seasonal fruit and veg, including granadillas, naartjies, strawberries, bananas, grapes, avocados, spinach, tomatoes, mixed peppers, broccoli and much more.

Netflorist have also rolled out a full online grocery store filled with pantry staples and other must-have items. From bread, to eggs, meat and poultry, cheese, baking supplies and even your favourite spices, Netflorist has it all.

COVID-19 Precautions

The well-being of you and your family is a top priority for Netflorist in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. As such, they have set out a number of precautions to protect you and their staff throughout the delivery process:

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For More Information

Visit www.netflorist.co.za for more information about their delivery services and Father's Day gifts. You can also follow their social media pages:

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Contact them on 087 135 0005 /086 130 0600 or via email at [email protected]

Faithful To Nature

Faithful To Nature recently announced that they will be rolling out fresh produce and essentials delivery in Johannesburg. The store has partnered with local farms to bring you only the best fresh fruit and vegetables during the lockdown period. So, not only will you be saving yourself a trip to the grocery store, but you will be supporting local farmers whose livelihoods have been greatly affected by the lockdown. Faithful To Nature is offering fruit and veggie boxes in assorted quantities, as well as hygiene and cleaning products. Due to the volume of orders during the lockdown, deliveries many take a little longer to arrive. But they will still be delivering orders within 1 – 5 working days, so show your support by shopping at their online store.

Contact details:

Tel: 021 785 3268 | Email: [email protected].

Urban Foods

Urban Foods is a family owned and run business, established in 2006. For the last 14 years, they have supplied quality produce to the best restaurants, hotels and catering companies in Gauteng and Cape Town. In response to the national lockdown, Urban Foods stepped up to take on the challenge of delivering fresh produce and essentials to those in need. The Urban Foods Grocery Store now offers 48-hour delivery on vegetables, fruit, fresh herbs, meat and deli products, nuts, bread and hygiene essentials. The store also stocks immune-boosting juices by Truthery to help you get in a good dose of vitamins and minerals ahead of flu season.

Running low on coffee? Urban Foods has partnered with Bean There Coffee Company to bring you their single origin roast during lockdown. Shop at their online grocery store here.

Urban Foods is delivering to select areas in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Here are their current delivery locations:

Please also note that the minimum order amount is R500.

Contact details:

Tel: 011 440 2678 / 011 440 0722 | Email: [email protected]

Bryanston Organic Market 

Your favourite local organic market will be delivering food and cleaning essentials throughout the lockdown period. The Bryanston Organic Market's online store has slowly been building its stock to bring you a selection of over 300 products from their vendors. These items include fresh produce, Banting and Keto breads, meat, eggs, dairy, dips and spreads, dried fruit and nuts and eco-friendly cleaning supplies. Their delivery service works as follows:

Visit their online shop here, to get your hands on all your organic goodies.

Contact details:

Tel: + 27 (11) 706 3671 | Email: [email protected]

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Jacksons Real Food Market 

Both Jacksons Real Food Market branches will be operating throughout the national lockdown. Order fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, grass-fed meat and GMO-free chicken, sustainably sourced fish and an assortment of local cheese from Jacksons through their new delivery services. You can either order your produce through the OneCart app, or contact your nearest branch via WhatsApp. Jacksons will assign a personal shopper to you, after which you can allocate a time to collect your groceries. The Bryanston store now offers a nifty drive-through service to promote contactless delivery and social distancing.

*Please note that this is a cashless service (a Jacksons employee will bring your groceries and a speedpoint to you for payment).

WhatsApp contact details:

Kyalami branch - 066 237 1640

Bryanston branch - 071 146 9151

iFRESH

It is nearly impossible to stock up on fresh produce for more than a week at a time. But, don't risk a trip to the supermarket. Rather turn to iFresh - a South African online grocer dedicated to bringing you the best fruit and vegetable combos, herbs and pantry staples at reasonable prices. We have been assured that upon delivery, iFresh's representatives will be fully covered with masks and gloves to ensure utmost hygiene. Deliveries are made from Monday - Friday between 08:00 - 18:00.

Contact details:

Tel: +27 63-093-9754 | Email: [email protected]

Ferreira Fresh 

If you reside in the Linbro Park area, you are in luck. Ferreira Fresh delivers top quality fruit and vegetables daily to the Sandton suburb and its surrounds. In response to the national lockdown, they will also be developing an order app, so you can easily click and pay for all your fresh produce goods without leaving the house. But, in the meantime, you can browse their product list on their website before contacting them for delivery.

Contact details:

Tel: 086-006-1007 | Email: [email protected]

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Hansen's Pantry Suppliers 

Looking for a one-stop shop for all the basics during lockdown? Look no further than Hansen's Pantry Suppliers - online grocery suppliers of A-Class meat, vegetables, fruit, spices, baking supplies, condiments, dairy products and more. Hansen's will be operating under strict health and safety measures during this period to ensure your protection. You can email your shopping list to them or contact them via WhatsApp.

Contact details:

Tel: 074 355 0008 | Email: [email protected]

Sloane Meat Market

Sloane Meat Market will be offering delivery and call and collect services from their Bryanston branch during lockdown. There are three options available to shoppers who wish to limit their time at the store:

  1. Delivery Service at R50 per order – Pay online.
  2. You collect in the car park – Pay online or via a portable credit card machine.
  3. You collect and pay in-store. They will get your order together and have it ready.

Customers will be able to order up to 15 items at a time. All you have to do is fill out the delivery form on their website and you'll be well on your way to having a fridge filled with premium meat to see you through the coming weeks.

Contact details:

Tel: 011-706-2027

SPAR 

Support your local, family-run SPAR by ordering online with them. Various SPAR stores across Johannesburg will be offering delivery services to nearby areas over the next few weeks. So far, we have word that SPAR Robindale and SPAR Karaglen in Edenvale will be pioneering personalised shopping services to help limit person-to-person contact at their stores. Your personal shopper will do all your grocery shopping for you, following strict health and safety precautions. You can then either collect at the store or have your shopping delivered to your home. Follow My SPAR on Facebook for updates on their delivery services.

Contact details:

SPAR Robindale - Tel: 011 782 2304 | Email: [email protected]

SPAR Karaglen - Tel: 011 609 8677 | Email: [email protected]

If you are a local business offering food delivery services and want extra exposure during this time, please click on the link and complete the form.

50% Off All Frost Popsicles!

With the national lockdown fast approaching as well as all the stress and worry that comes along with the COVID-19 pandemic, Frost Popsicles want to lift the spirits and treat everyone to a little spoil during these challenging times.

From today until Friday, 24 April 2020, Frost Popsicles are offering 50% off all of their popsicles ordered from their online shop at www.frostpopsicles.com. You don't need to leave the comfort and safety of your home to stock up on refreshing Frost Popsicles. Ordering is easy, and free, efficient and direct home delivery is available.

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Frost Popsicles are South Africa’s first and only premium range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic popsicles, with nine delicious options to choose from. There is a pop for every palate.

Their entire range is made using all-natural ingredients only, is low in calories, and contains no artificial flavourants, colourants, sweeteners or preservatives. And with the exception of the Vanilla Coffee Popsicle, all other Frost Popsicles are dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Frost Popsicles - Peach, Strawberry & Banana Popsicle

Order Yours Online Now

Browse the online shop at www.frostpopsicles.com for non-alcoholic cartons of four; alcoholic and non-alcoholic boxes of 25; or build your own Perfect 10 Box with any popsicle choice you like!

Delivery Ts & Cs apply.

Offer available until Friday, 24 April 2020.

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For More Information

For more information, visit frostpopsicles.com.

You can contact them on [email protected].

Also, follow and like them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with the latest news, offers, flavours and more.

COVID-19 Can't Stop Easter 

Even though most events have been cancelled to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the Easter weekend remains on the horizon. And, while we may not be able to host large family gatherings or go on a long-weekend vacation, Easter still brings with it much-needed joy and respite from the chaos of the current moment. That's why your go-to chocolate stock up destination has implemented a few changes, including contactless delivery and click and collect services.

Geldhof Brings Easter To Your Door

Geldhof Chocolatiers have been in the business of Belgian chocolate perfection since 1991. With five stores in Johannesburg, they are a firm favourite for Easter goodies of all kinds. From giant chocolate bunnies, to decadent truffles and even sugar-free choccies.

Knowing that their loyal customers may be concerned about visiting their stores to shop in person this Easter, Geldhof have introduced a new delivery service. All you have to do is browse around on their online store, select all your favourite Easter treats and they will send you an invoice to be payed for via EFT. From here, you can either choose to collect your order at their nearest store or have your package delivered to your home. Geldhof will deliver for a fee of R50 if you live within a 15km radius of one of their stores. Alternatively, they will quote you a personal delivery fee, dependent on how far away you live.

More Good News For Chocolate Lovers

In the wise words of Professor Remus Lupin, "Eat this, you'll feel better". If you are in need of a little chocolate comfort this Easter time, you're in luck. To show you just how much they care, Geldhof Chocolatiers will be offering a 10% discount on all their products! Plus, if you spend over R100, you stand a chance to win one of 16 giant chocolate Easter bunnies! Click here to find out what else Geldhof has in store for you this Easter.

For More Information

Visit the Geldhof Chocolatier website for more information about their new services and Easter products. Not sure if there is a Geldhof Chocolate shop near you? Click here.

You can also follow them on Facebook for further updates.

Need more inspiration to get into the Easter spirit? Check out our article on how to celebrate the season while maintaining good social distancing practices.

Happy chocolate bunny hunting everyone! 

What Is OneCart? 

OneCart aims to be the country's most trusted, fast-moving consumer goods market place, offering customers a virtual mall experience. You don't need to leave the comfort of your home to do your grocery shopping, OneCart has got you covered.

OneCart aims to:

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OneCart Stores Near You

OneCart's personal shoppers shop at multiple stores for your groceries and supplies. Available stores depend on your area and include these and many more:

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How Does OneCart Work? 

  1. Visit onecart.co.za online or download the app, enter your address or area then OneCart will show you all your favourite stores available in your area. They operate from 22 malls around the city.
  2. Shop and search items easily from any of their well-known stores or create shopping lists for faster checkout. You can even "Shop by recipe" for some dinner inspiration, and add all the products to your cart with one tap!
  3. Pay for your items securely using their 3D-secure payment process with your card, or via the instant EFT option.
  4. OneCart will let you know when your shopping has started via SMS or in-app notification, when it is complete and when their driver is on the way to deliver your groceries. It's as easy as that.

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Download The App Now

Interested in using OneCart to assist with your grocery shopping? Download the app to your phone now.

When Do They Deliver? 

OneCart delivers your groceries during the following times, everyday of the week:

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For More Information

For more information about OneCart and their service, visit www.onecart.co.za.

You can also contact them on 087 701 6725 between 09:00 – 18:00, or on [email protected] for general enquiries or [email protected] for help with orders.

Also, follow and like them on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with the latest news and offers.

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Woolworths

Woolworths online is available to all shoppers with a valid Store Card, Woolworths credit card or MySchool, MyVillage, MyPlanet card. You can either shop on their website or download the Woolies app to get your grocery shopping done. Woolworths online allows you to create shopping lists based on your favourite items and most frequently purchased essentials. Simply create a profile and get started buying groceries, cleaning products, bath and beauty essentials and items for baby or the kids. Your first delivery is free.

In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in Gauteng, Woolworths have implemented a number of health and safety standards to keep both you and their employees safe. When their drivers arrive at your address, they will alert you of their presence before standing back at a distance of at least one metre. Your package will be delivered in bags, so that you need not handle any delivery containers. The driver will place your bags at your gate or door and wait for you to collect them. They will record the date, time and your name in front of you, so there is no need to sign for your delivery. Once you have headed back indoors, the driver will collect any delivery containers and be on their way!

Pick n Pay

Online shopping is made super simple with Pick n Pay's mobile site. All you have to do is create a profile using your email address to begin clicking away for your household staples. Depending on your delivery region, there may be various promotions available. Smart Shoppers can also get bonus discounts on everything from fresh produce to pet's food and much more.

What makes Pick n Pay's online shopping portal even more convenient is that you can choose a time for your delivery. You can also archive your previous purchases for ease the next time you shop. Pick n Pay provides you with your own personal shopper, too. Guaranteed to pick the very best quality products, just as you would. Leave a personalised note for your shopper in the MY TROLLEY view on the site if you have any dietary restrictions, allergies or preferences regarding the products they choose. Easy as that!

Checkers 

Groceries delivered in 60 minutes? Yes please! Checkers recently launched their Sixty60 app, which allows you to shop for all your food and drink essentials at the same low prices as in store. With over 5000 grocery items to choose from, you should never be without the basics. The Checkers Sixty60 app allows you to choose a delivery time and to track your delivery from store to your door. Unfortunately, delivery is limited to the northern Joburg suburbs for now. However, Checkers is working on rolling out this service to new areas in the near future. Click here to see if you fall within their delivery radius.

Fresch Online

While you're on lockdown, you might as well take the time to test your skills in the kitchen. After all, getting your hands on pastries, muffins and other sweet treats may prove tricky during this time. Check out Fresch Online for all your baking goodies, dried fruit, nut butters and other pantry staples. Keeping your immune system in top order is vital during this time as well, so invest in a few bags of super healthy rolled oats and seeds. Cue chia seed pudding breakfast pots and scrumptious crunchies!

Order a customised monthly box filled with all your pantry must-haves, including ground coffee and refreshing rooibos tea. Instead of logging into your Fresch account each month to build your shopping cart, fill out the subscription order once, subscribe, and your order will be delivered to your preferred address on the selected date each month!

*Delivery to Johannesburg regions takes three to four days, so be sure to fill in your order in good time.

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OneCart 

OneCart is the ultimate solution to self-isolation, offering delivery from a number of local stores, including Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Food Lovers Market, Dis-Chem and Clicks. This app allows you to shop from where you are, selecting from a range of items from these stores. An added special app feature is their recipe inspiration - shop for your weekly suppers according to inspiring recipes that you see on the app. OneCart's concierge shoppers are trained to pick only the best products from the stores you choose. Once your grocery shopping has been done, a verified OneCart delivery partner will bring your groceries to your doorstep at your chosen time, guaranteed. Get the app on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Zulzi

Support local entrepreneurship during these trying times by downloading the Zulzi app. Developed in response to growing frustrations with long shopping queues and wasted time at the supermarket, Zulzi allows you to order fresh groceries or medicine from Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Dis-Chem and Clicks. Delivered to your door in an hour or less, Zulzi only charges a R45 fee to do your shopping and delivery. You can monitor the entire process on the app and schedule a time that suits you for delivery. With over 15 000 orders a month, Zulzi is well-equipped to see you through quarantine and beyond.

Looking for more stores and grocers offering delivery during lockdown? Click here to find a list of local SME's ready to supply fresh produce direct to your door. 

Happy online grocery shopping and stay safe, healthy and positive! Please consider helping the elderly in your community with their shopping if you are able. 

What is Zuki.co.za?

ZUKI is an online store founded by veterinarian, Dr Roxanne Jones. A passion project which started three years ago, ZUKI is a platform for sharing her knowledge with pet owners. Developed with the aim of maintaining pet health and simultaneously providing pet lovers with a convenient, accessible one-stop destination for all their pet care needs. 

Knowing just how busy life can be, Roxanne hopes to change the face of pet care and product retail. You can now get all your pet food, pet accessories and other pet care products at ZUKI online. Roxanne and her team's labour of love aims to provide animal lovers across South Africa with professional pet care advice in addition to the supplies they need. 

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With a full-time job as a vet, three young children and a business to run, she understands the need for convenience. "We all have so much on our plates at any given time, and then we spend our evenings and weekends stressing about what still needs to be done tomorrow or next week. Our blogs, products and delivery service mean that there’s one less thing you have to worry about, allowing you to take back some of that precious time," she says. 

ZUKI Products

ZUKI online doesn't only cater to dogs and cats. Your scaly, winged and aquatic friends are also cared for, selling vet-recommended pet food, toys, grooming tools, beds and more. ZUKI cares for South Africa’s common domestic pet types, including dogs and cats, as well as fish, small pets like hamsters and rabbits, reptiles and birds.

The ZUKI website is not only convenient but also user-friendly, so all pet moms and dads can use it to place orders on the products they use most frequently, such as pet food, tick and flea repellents and de-worming tablets. This service ensures that customers never run out of food for their beloved companions and makes it easy to keep up to date with deworming and anti-pest maintenance.  

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First-Hand Help

Have you ever wished that your local vet was on call to allay your concerns and fears about your pet's health or behaviour? The ZUKI site features an instant chat service, where you can ask Roxanne or one of her team members any questions you may have regarding the care of your pet or the products available for purchase on the site. How great is that? 

Roxanne also writes frequent blog posts, answering common questions pet owners have about their pet's health, behaviour and general well being. These include helpful tried and tested training tips, how to tell when your pet may need medical attention, and the most common question among pet owners: How do I make my cat and dog get along?

"Our mission is to improve your lifestyle with your beloved pet by providing excellent pet information directly from the expertise of a vet and by simplifying vet recommended pet food purchases all in one place," says Roxanne.

ZUKI online stocks well-trusted vet approved brands such as Acana, Royal Canin, Ultra Dog, Vet's Choice and Hills. In addition, they offer weakly deals on your pet's favourite toys and chewables. Of course, these are all approved by Roxanne and her team, so you can feel assured that your pet will not choke on or become ill from any of these toys. So, what are you waiting for? Get online now and shop all your pet care needs with ZUKI!

For More Information

Visit ZUKI online for more information about their products and specials. You can also follow them on social media:

Facebook - facebook.com/zukipets

Instagram - instagram.com/zuki.co.za

Details: 010 595 4244

Edgars Online

In an effort to modernise their online shopping experience, Edgars has launched a new mobile-friendly store. This store offers savvy shoppers an even more convenient way to source their must-have clothes, shoes and accessories online. The new store also features beauty and homeware categories, so you can order that new eyeliner and a couple of fabulous throw pillows, all in one go!

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Features 

The Edgars online store has been revamped to include a number of nifty features. Firstly, check out their wishlists - customised according to seasons and special occasions such as Valentine's Day and Christmas. Make holiday season shopping that much easier by collecting all your fashion, beauty and homeware wishlist items on the Edgars site. You can share these lists via email with all your loved ones, so they know exactly what to get you.

Weary of buying an item online without trying it on first? Don't stress. The Edgars online store allows you to check for stock of your wishlist items at their various retail stores. Find your nearest store and pop over to fit that perfect outfit.

If that wasn't enough to get you shopping up a storm, then check out their new search function. Pumping out the most relevant results according to your search, this feature can help you find the exact kind of block heel, waterproof eyeliner or denim jacket you have been searching for. No more wandering around Edgars at the mall for hours on end looking for what you need. It's all available at the click of a button!

Delivery is free on orders over R650, however you can choose to have your goodies delivered to the new Edgars Open Concept store at Fourways Mall for free. This 8,000 sqm store features a range of fashion, beauty and decor collection displays, as well as an in-store Mugg & Bean Coffee Shop.

Summer Fashion

As summer rolls into the city, we all feel the itch to clean out our wardrobes. But, don't leave your cupboard looking bare this season. Edgars online store not only makes your shopping experience a breeze, but also offers helpful fashion advice. From must-have summer dresses, to bedroom transformations, floral fragrances and the season's best shoes, Edgars sure knows their stuff. Here are our top picks from their upcoming summer collections:

Red Button-Thru A-line Dress

Kelso Casual brings you the ultimate summer fun dress. This A-line, cherry red dress is made from breathable cotton and has pockets! What more could you ask of a summer frock? Available in sizes 8 - 18, this is the kind of dress that suits almost any body type. Priced at only *299.95, this is a steal.

Strappy Sandals

Time to get those toes out in the sun, ladies. Summer fashion is all about simple elegance and comfort. That's why we are totally enamored with the Edgars black cross strap sandal heels. Offering support and style, these are a wardrobe essential. The faux suede upper details mean that you can wear these to the office, for after work drinks or on a picnic date. Discounted at only *R170, these are a bargain find.

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Dreams in Denim

Edgars knows how much you love your denim. That's why they have gone all out this summer with fabulous denim jeans, jeggings, jackets, dresses and shoes for men and women.

To help you achieve that easy-breezy summer look, Edgars brings you the Merien Hall Denim Lace Hem Dress. This straight-cut denim midi dress is casual, but sophisticated, thanks to the lace detailing at the hem. Invest in this unique statement piece priced at *R399.

A denim jacket is the perfect summer accessory. Warm enough to ward off chilly morning breezes, and light enough to wear throughout the day, your denim jacket may just prove to be a life saver. It's perfect for those times when you just don't know what to wear. Just throw on your trusty jacket and your outfit is bound to come together in a flash. Edgars has a great range of denim jackets for both men and women. Click here to find yours.

Finally, for that top to toe denim look, Edgars offers you Denim Spanish Sandals. Super comfy and stylish, these open toe flats are the ideal finish to a pair of skinny jeans, a white tee and denim jacket. Take these on your summer holiday or out on a brunch date with friends.

For More Information

Visit the new Edgars online store for more summer inspired fashion deals, beauty and home accessories. Or, pop into your nearest Edgars store.

Follow Edgars on social media for news, specials and more:

Facebook - facebook.com/EdgarsFashion

Twitter - twitter.com/EdgarsFashion

Instagram - instagram.com/edgarsfashion

Happy shopping! 

Takealot

Don't have the time to visit the store? Then why not try Takealot? They have a wide selection of sports footwear that's perfect for any sort of activity that you're thinking of taking up, be it running, studio training and sports. And as for brands, there are many for you to choose from, including Nike, Reebok, adidas, ASICS Tiger, Puma, Under Armour and more. And best of all, they will be delivered right to your door! Visit Takealot.com to take a look at what they have available.

Zando

Another online fashion store that offers a wide variety of sports footwear for both men and women is Zando. They have different brands, styles and colours to choose from. Some of the brands they stock are Nike, adidas, Puma, ASICS, Merrell, Lotto Performance, Brooks, Under Armour, Reebok, Hi-Tec, Mizuno, Vivobarefoot, Power Performance, the list goes on. Visit Zando.co.za to check out their range. Again, it'll be delivered right to your door.

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Superbalist

For the motherlode of sport footwear, Superbalist will leave you feel spoiled for choice. Their range of shoes goes far beyond our expectations, even offering brands that we have never heard of before. You can expect to find footwear from the usual adidas, Reebok, Nike and Puma, as well as the unusual, Under Armour, The North Face and ASICS. To take a gander at their stock, visit Superbalist.com.

Totalsports

Another spot that'll offer a wide range to choose from is Totalsports. This is usually the go-to for those who are looking to get their feet into a new pair of running/training footwear. They have shoes for a variety of activities - running, training, strolling and trail running. They offer sandals, rugby boots, tennis and squash shoes, golf shoes, netball shoes, running spikes, you name it. And once again, the brand selection is impressive. You can either shop online or visit one of their stores nationwide.

RUN Store

This may be a Cape Town store, but RUN does ship shoes off to runners countrywide from their online store. From adidas, Altra and ASICS to New Balance, Salomon, Ultimate Direction and Saucony, they have a great selection of sports footwear for runners. They even offer other accessories and sportswear including hydration vests, nutritions, socks, headwear, gloves and electronics. Plus, you'll get free shipping on orders over R500. Visit their online store at www.runstore.co.za.

Sportsmans Warehouse

Whether you're looking for cross trainers, running shoes, court footwear or something that's just sports lifestyle oriented, visit your nearest Sportsmans Warehouse. They cater to men, ladies and children who are looking to get active and need the correct footwear. They also stock all the accessories you need to ensure you're on top of your game. Visit their website here.

The Sweatshop

For your sports footwear needs, visit the running shoe specialists - The Sweatshop. They know just what you need to ensure support while running. They stock the largest range of running shoes in the country, with over 100 styles. This means you will get to choose the best option for you and your running needs. They also offer a wide range of sizes. They stock sizes from US10 for kids to adults US16. To take a look at what they have to offer, visit thesweatshop.co.za.

Fresch is Best 

Fresch Online makes shopping for health and wellness food supplies super easy. They stock a wide range of dry goods and pantry essentials. An added bonus is that they are health conscious and eco-friendly, too. Fresch deliver nationwide, including all over Johannesburg. So, instead of spending hours going from one health store to another, you can get all your goodies in one place!

Fresch are all about putting you, the customer, first. That's why all their products are made with love, care and attention to detail. Their online store is also user-friendly, so almost anyone can getting clicking away.

Here are some of our favourite products available on Fresch Online:

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Baking gluten-free or vegan goodies for yourself, friends or family can be a costly and tricky business. But, don't fret because Fresch have all you could possibly need. Firstly, their range of flours are well-suited to even the most strict dietary restrictions. You can get everything from gluten-free chickpea and rice flour, to spelt and organic wheat flour. These flours are perfect for baking, adding as thickener to sauces, crumbs for puddings and bread, or simply getting creative in the kitchen.

Sweeten up your baked treats with natural ingredients such as dried dates or raisins available from Fresch. Their dried fruit range offers guilt-free snacks, natural sugar additives and flavourants such as ginger chunks, toasted coconut and organic dried apricots. If you are looking to kick your sugar cravings to the curb, these organic fruity nibbles are the perfect place to start. More of a salty tooth? Fresch also have a great supply of raw and salted nuts. Whether it's good old peanuts you need, or something more refined like roasted hazelnuts, this online store has got you covered. Their Eureka Mix is the best of sweet and salty - a mixed bag of peanuts, raisins and other nuts to add to your breakfast, as a mid-morning snack or to help you get through the mid-afternoon slump.

What would any meal be without a little spice? Fresch stock both sweet and savoury flavours to load up on your spice racks. Take your pick from healing turmeric, sweet cinnamon, punchy paprika, vibrant cayenne pepper, spicy ginger, aniseed or the all-round spice nutmeg.

Fresch know that first time bakers often have a hard time, especially when using unconventional ingredients. That's why they have custom designed four super baking kits to help you on your way. These boxes come with an array of ingredients, detailed recipes and helpful tips and tricks to create the perfect bakes. Make your own health seed rusks, date balls, peanut butter granola clusters or gluten-free spinach and zucchini loaf! Once your inner chef has been birthed, be sure to check out Fresch's blog for more recipe inspiration.

Fresch Boxes

Fresch's boxes are 100% biodegradable

Have you ever gone on a day-long shopping trip, just to return home without something you desperately need? Gone are these days, as Fresch Online have created customised boxes to perfectly meet your pantry needs. Four specialised boxes are currently available - the Fitness Box; the Pantry Staples Box; the Breakfast Box; and the Green Dietician Box. Each box contains a careful balance of ingredients to suit your lifestyle. So, whether you are looking to bulk up, slim down or join the plant-based revolution, there should be a box for you.

Fresch isn't only about the basics. They also stock a few indulgences to add to your shopping list. Why not throw a 350g bag of coffee beans, delectable almond or cashew butter or versatile chia seeds in with your Fresch box? After all, being healthy doesn't mean cutting out all of life's sweet joys.

For More Information

Visit the Fresch Online store for more information.

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Contact them on 071 707 9544 or via email at [email protected]

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